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2017 Juvenile Training Immersion Program (JTIP) Summer Academy

Jun 11, 2017 - Washington, DC

The National Juvenile Defender Center (NJDC) and the Georgetown Law Juvenile Justice Clinic are excited to announce a Call for Applications to the 2017 Juvenile Training Immersion Program (JTIP) Summer Academy.  The JTIP Summer Academy is an annual one-week intensive and interactive juvenile defender training program intended for both new and experienced front-line defenders.  A fillable PDF application with more details is attached and available here. Please save your application with “First Name Last Name” as the file name.

 This year’s JTIP Summer Academy will be from June 11-17, 2017 at Georgetown Law in Washington, DC.  Please note that the Academy begins on a Sunday and ends on a Saturday and selected applicants will need to ensure their plans can accommodate attendance in Washington, DC for the entire program.

 Participants must cover their travel expenses and accommodation, and a nonrefundable $200 tuition for the JTIP Summer Academy.



  • Applications are to be submitted via email using the attached fillable PDF sent to
  • The deadline for application submission is January 13th, 2017, 11:59 PM EST. Late applications will not be considered.
  • Please note that selected participants are expected to attend the full program. Slots are limited and resources are committed in advance for every attendee.


  • Years and scope of experience in defense practice;
  • Years and scope of experience in juvenile defense practice;
  • Current juvenile caseload;
  • Geographic location;
  • Public defenders and private practitioners;
  • Diversity.


  • Application Deadline – January 13th, 2017, 11:59 PM EST
  • Admission decisions announced – February 17, 2017
  • Deadline for admitted applicants to register and pay – April 3, 2017
  • Summer Academy – June 11-17, 2017 at Georgetown Law, Washington, DC


  • Must be a frontline defender to apply.